Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners

Meeting Date February 12, 2002 * 9:37 AM






Temporarily Deferred


Public Hearing

PH Date


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Any Person Wishing to Speak at this Time (Excluding Issues on the Agenda or Previously Acted on by the BCC) Must Have a Card Filled Out and Turned in to Staff at the Administrative Table Located at the Front of the Board Room.



1. Approval of Minutes B Regular Meetings Held on January 15, 2002 and January 22, 2002.

2. Reports:

a. Juvenile Welfare Board Financial Statements for Fiscal Year Ended September 30, 2001, with Independent Auditors= Report Thereon, Prepared by KPMG, LLP; Together with State of Florida Annual Local Government Financial Report for Fiscal Year 2000-2001.

b. Housing Finance Authority of Pinellas County, Florida B Single Family Housing Revenue Bond Program, 1998 Series A & C, 1999 Series A & B, 2000 Series A & B, and 2001 Series A & B; Independent Auditor=s Report, Financial Statements and Additional Information for the Year Ended September 30, 2001, Prepared by Dufresne & Associates, CPA, PA.

c. Actuarial Analysis of the Pinellas County Self-Insured Workers= Compensation Program as of September 30, 2001, Prepared by MMC Enterprise Risk Consulting, Inc.

3. Other Approvals:

a. General:

1. Clerk of the Circuit Court Budget Amendment No. CBA-1-02.

b. Satisfactions of Judgments and Liens.

c. Vouchers and Bills Paid.

4. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. Official Traffic Regulation Submitted by the County Traffic Engineer.

b. City of Oldsmar Resolution No. 2001-24 Opposing the County=s Runway and Taxiway Modifications at the St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport.

c. Correspondence from the City of Pinellas Park Regarding (1) Two Ordinances Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property, Public Hearings Held January 24, 2002 and (2) One Ordinance Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property, Public Hearing to be Held February 14, 2002.

d. City of Safety Harbor Ordinances Nos. 2002-01 and 2002-02 Annexing Certain Property Adopted January 22, 2002.

e. City of Largo Notice of Annexation and Other Hearings Regarding Ordinances Nos. 2002-20 and 2002-21, Public Hearing Held February 5, 2002.


Budget and Finance

5. Budget Amendment: No. 9.

Public Works

6. Approval of Subdivision Plats and Related Items - None.


7. Approval of Recommendation to Declare Surplus and Authorize Sale of Miscellaneous County Owned Equipment.

8. Approval of Satisfaction of Mortgages (Housing):

a. Brenda G. Buie.

b. Nancy W. Carr and Sara Kathleen Carr.

c. John Hamilton and Tommie Hamilton.

d. David Humphrey a/k/a David O. Humphrey.

e Patrice L. Imel.

f. David C. Mundell and Irene Mundell.

g. Gregory P. Shade and Jennifer E. Shade.

h. Sharyn Ann Stevens.

9. Approval of Release of Lien (Housing) B Sheri P. Hueston.

10. Approval of Release of Demolition Lien B Kenneth W. Winright.

11. Approval of Release of Compliance Lien for Demolition of Dwelling B Kenneth W. Winright.

12. Adoption of a Resolution for Assessment of Liens against Lands.


Item No. 16 to be temporarily deferred. 13. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court).


Public Works

+ 14. Approval of Award of Bid for Wall Springs Park, Phase II.

+ 15. Approval of Award of Bid to Steve=s Excavating and Paving, Inc. for an Assessment Project B 131st Street North from Hibiscus Avenue to 500 Feet South.

TD to 03-12-02 16. Approval of the Proposed Modifications to the Consultants Competitive Negotiation Act Procedures.

+ 17. Approval of Change Order No. 1 (Final) for the Construction of Allen=s Ridge Drive East B Outfall Replacement.

+ 18. Approval of Ranking Firms and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate a Contract with the Number One Ranked Firm for Indian Shores, Indian Rocks Beach, Belleair Beach, Belleair Shore, and the Clearwater Area Reclaimed Water Distribution Projects.


+ 19. Approval of Award of Bid for Sanitary Sewer Repair, Rehabilitation and Extensions Annual Contract 2002.


+ 20. Approval of a Non-Competitive Purchase for Training Textbooks for Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians.

+ 21. Approval of a Sole Source Contract for the Annual Requirements of Hilti Tools, Parts and Accessories.

+ 22. Approval of Change Order No. 2 to the General Construction Agreement B Emergency Medical Services Building Auxiliary Generator Addition.

+ 23. Approval of an Agreement between WorkNet Pinellas and Dynamic Educational Systems, Inc for the Provision of Case Management, Training, and Placement Services under the Welfare to Work Program.

+ 24. Adoption of a Resolution Supplementing the FY02 General Fund Budget for the Flood Mitigation Assistance Program Grant.

+ 25. Adoption of a Resolution Supplementing the FY02 General Fund Budget Relating to the Agreement with Kenneth City and the Pinellas County Sheriff=s Office for Support Services and Evidence and Property Storage.

+ 26. Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing the Execution of an Interlocal Agreement between Pinellas County and the City of Clearwater Regarding the Gulf Boulevard Improvement Project.

PH 02-26-02 27. Approval of Authorization to Advertise for a Public Hearing for an Ordinance to Amend the Administrative Chapter of the Florida Building Code.

28. Other Administrative Matters.

(1) Proposed use of Brooker Creek Preserve property for youth sports.

(2) City of St. Petersburg request to use old Toytown site for BMX track.


+ 29. Authority for County Attorney to Defend:

a. John Celestian v. Ann Brown, et al B Circuit Civil Case No. 02-659-CI-8 B Mortgage Foreclosure Involving Judgments for Attorney Fees and Costs and Judgments for Fine and Costs.

b. First Union National Bank v. Keith Robinson, et al - Circuit Civil Case No. 02-314-CI-19 B Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Judgment for Fines and Costs and a Notice of Lien for Sewer, Water or Reclaimed Water Services.

c. Firstar Bank, N.A. v. Julie DeMatteo, et al B Circuit Civil Case No. 02-0658-CI-20 B Mortgage Foreclosure Involving a Street Lighting Lien.

d. Alexis, Inc. et al v. Pinellas County, et al B Federal Case No. 8:02-CV-68-T-27TGW BChallenge to the Constitutional Validity of the Pinellas County Adult Use Ordinance.

+ 30. Authority to Initiate Litigation against Jimmy C. Gross, Risk Claim No. 00-58072.

+ 31. Agreement with Housing Opportunities Project for Excellence (H.O.P.E.), Inc.

+ 32. Recommendation of Settlement in Pinellas County v. Menios Papas, Popi Papas, et al B Circuit Civil Case No. 01-008225-CI-015 B Keene Road Project Phases 1A and 1B B Parcels 012 (Fee Simple); 017 (Business Damages); 017 (Fee Simple).

None 33. Miscellaneous.


+ 34. Adoption of a Resolution Not to Exceed $4,000,000 Pinellas County Industrial Development Authority Industrial Development Revenue Bonds Series 2002.

+ 35. Approval of the Second Amendment to the Lease Agreement with Pinellas Plant Community Reuse Organization.


+ 36. Approval of an Application for State Emergency Management Competitive Grant Funds for Pinellas County=s Wild Land Firefighting Enhancements.


The Procedure Used by the Board of County Commissioners in Conducting Public Hearings is to Have a Staff Presentation Followed by the Applicant Presenting the Specific Proposal. The Board Will Then Hear Comments From the Proponents Followed by Comments From the Opponents and a Staff Summary. The Applicant Will Then be Given an Opportunity to Close and the Board of County Commissioners Will Decide on the Matter. Please Refer to the Back of Your Agenda Copy for More Details on Guidelines for Time Limitations and Opportunities to Speak.


PH 02-26-02 (Continued from January 15 and January 29, 2002 BCC Meetings.) 37. Proposed Ordinance Authorizing the Chairman to Execute a Settlement Agreement with Lamar Company, LLC Regarding Billboard Litigation.

PH 02-26-02 (Continued from January 15 and January 29, 2002 BCC Meetings.) 38.Proposed Ordinance Authorizing the Chairman to Execute a Settlement Agreement with Viacom Outdoor Media, Inc. Regarding Billboard Litigation.

+ 39. Petition to Vacate Submitted by George Lockhart, Beverly Lockhart and Sheree Still for a Portion of a 10.0 Foot Drainage and Utility Easement on Lot 2, Block AS@, Lake Tarpon Mobile Home Village Unit Four, Located in the Southwest 3 of Section 29, Township 27 South, Range 16 East.


Pursuant to the Provisions of Chapter 31182, Laws of Florida (1955), as Amended, it is the Policy of the Pinellas County Water & Navigation Control Authority that all Persons Giving Testimony on Matters Relating to Application for Dredge, Fill, or Dock Permits do so Under Oath. If You Wish to Make Statements or Give Testimony Concerning any of the Water & Navigation Items, Please be Prepared to Stand and Take the Oath When Requested to do so by the Clerk.

+ 40. Commercial Dock Application CA30543-01/Revised, Frank Chivas a/k/a Salt Rock Grill, 19325 Gulf Boulevard, The Narrows, Indian Shores.


41. Report on Lealman.


42. Miscellaneous.

(a) Commr. Morroni Submitted name of Tierra Verde resident for consideration for American Assembly; offered Penny's Worth update re bringing older sidewalks up to ADA compliance; reminded members of MPO meeting on 02-13-02.

(b) Commr. Welch Noted upcoming African-American Heritage Celebration on February 23, 2002 at 10:00 A.M. at Pinewood Cultural Center.

(c) Commr. Latvala Noted that MPO School Safety Task Force is addressing traffic concerns at school sites.

(d) Commr. Harris Offered conservation tip re tap water; offered consumer tip re divulging bank account number.

(e) Chairman Todd Requested one additional mid-County representative for American Assembly; announced Weedon Island groundbreaking on February 16 and Rotary Club landscaping project at Weedon Island entrance on February 23.


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